Brahms: Symphony No. 3; Haydn Variations

COMPOSERS: Brahms
LABELS: Hanssler
ALBUM TITLE: Brahms
WORKS: Symphony No. 3; Haydn Variations
PERFORMER: Stuttgart Radio SO/Hans Knappertsbusch (1963)
CATALOGUE NO: CD 93.177
The Symphony displays some passionate playing, but in general, tempos are slow, and textures over-rich. Slightly murky recording doesn’t help – you probably had to be there. Martin Cotton

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